15 Reasons Why You Must Visit Siargao Island

Located in Surigao del Norte is a hideaway paradise called Siargao. It is the “Surfing Capital” of the Philippines. Also known as “Sportsfishing Capital” of the Philippines (Pilar). Siargao Island has a lot more to offer aside from it is well-known for gigantic waves. 15 reasons why you MUST visit Siargao island and you will know and understand why I fell in love with this beautiful island.

1. Surfing all year round, but the biggest and best waves kick off in September- March

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2. You will be fascinated with the breathtaking sunset

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3. Worth to wake up early for the colorful sunrise

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4. Fall in love in  Cloud 9

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5. Genuine and friendly locals

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One of the reasons why I am always looking forward to go back to the island is because of these cute little kiddos!

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Badjao Kids

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With the best surfer in the Philippines, Piso Alcala!

6. Cheap accommodation while in paradise

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7. Learn to surf with the best surfing instructors (no other than the locals)

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8. Experience to ride habal-habal and baruto

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9. Incredible natural rock formations

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Magpupungko Tidal Flat & Lagoon , located in Pilar, Surigao del Norte

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Stympy’s Island

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Rock Island

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Blue Cathedral Island

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Ocean Cave located in Philippine Deep, Santa Fe

10. Embracing nature…coconut trees everywhere!

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Santa Fe

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Catangnan

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Philippine Deep, Santa Fe

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11. Experience the Siargaonon vibes

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12. Blue sky. White sand beaches. Clear blue water. There’s nothing more you could ask for!

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Catangnan, Surigao del Norte

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Fall in love in Naked Island. They also called it “Pansukian”.

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Mineral water. lol

13. Island hopping

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Heading to Stympy’s, Rock and Blue Cathedral Islands

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Guyam Island

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Naked Island

14. Live the island life. Just laid back and so peaceful.

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15. Boodle fight is more fun in Siargao! How they make it taste so good, I have no idea.

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Fresh seafood everyday!

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Siargao Island will always have a space in my heart. The place is just perfect I could live there forever! See you soon! I love you Siargao to the moon and back!

Warning: You will just fall deeply in love of the place. You will gonna miss the great experience and the locals. You will always dream of going back to the paradise. You will somewhat consider to live there for good. You will never find great waves  like in Siargao! Book your flight, no more second thought, no need for itinerary, JUST GO! Be stoke and get barrels.

Special thanks to the blogger of  The Misty Lady for some photos in this article.

How To Get There

Air- There are flights directly to Siargao from Manila to Sayak. But it’s quite expensive and it’s very seldom you can get a promo flight! Manila to Butuan flights are advisable. You can book also from Manila to Cebu and Cebu to Surigao or Sayak. Also, there are flights from Manila to Surigao City .

Sea- 2Go Travel is your best choice.

Land- There are bus trips of Philtranco heading to Surigao from Pasay or Cubao. It will take you almost 2 days on the road including the ferry rides. And another 4 hours going to Siargao island from Surigao port by RORO or you can ride of what they called “di katig”.

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Related links! Check it out!

Just One Way Ticket – THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SIARGAO IN THE PHILIPPINES (FOR NON SURFERS)

World Travel Guide – Paradise Lost: Can the Philippines preserve Siargao Island?

Where Have You Been Lately? – WHAT TO DO IN SIARGAO ISLAND

Happy 1st Anniversary!

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Thank you very much for the great support guys! Thank you for reading and visiting The Stranger Canvas 🙂 To all the hopeless romantic, life lovers, foodies, travelers, fashionistas out there, a big thanks to all of you guys! Here’s a one-year recap! Have a great day everyone! Happy blogging!

Love lots,
Zoelie Sapphire

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Siargao Island


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It’s been a while guys! Sorry if lately  i’m not active here because I was so busy doing something relevant to my future! hope you understand! Thanks to granny that she allowed us to have a vacation in the beautiful island called Siargao! I have also this opportunity to watch the International Surfing competition-women this coming May 6-10 exact to my vacation (May 7-14)! unfortunately, I’m a bit late for the opening of this said competition. But then again, I will enjoy there!

Siargao Island is a special place for me because it’s my father’s hometown! I visited the place 4 years ago and I am so excited to visit the paradise again. The white sand beaches, the amazing rock formations, the delicious food, the amazing people, the beautiful sunrise and sunset and the great memories left when i was a kid! Yes! I lived there for quite awhile. See you!